Can I hide a manuscript's status from its author during the review process?Last Updated: Oct 25, 2016 10:05AM CDT

Yes, journals can display a status of "Manuscript Under Review" to their authors, rather than an exact timeline of where their manuscripts are in the review process.

How to:

Only the journal administrator can change the journal's settings.
From the journal administrator's Dashboard, click My Journals

  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Click Configuration Options.
  • Click the checkbox next to the action.

Default view for authors
An example of the default view for authors (which displays the steps that have been taken with their manuscripts)
Configured view for authors (hidden)
An example of the configured view for authors (only displays a generic "Manuscript Under Review" banner):
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